Free Gravel Road Maintenance Workshop

January 19, 2024

The proper maintenance of gravel roads in Maine is important for providing residents safe access to their properties and minimizing costly capital repairs to these roads over time. It is also an important part of protecting our waters from degradation. In this presentation, participants will learn how proper maintenance protects water quality, about gravel road materials, how to evaluate a gravel road for maintenance needs, and how to implement Best Management Practices. This 1-hour online workshop will provide an overview for gravel road residents, lake and road association members, town officials, contractors, and other watershed managers to better understand methods and practices for evaluating and maintaining gravel roads. We will refer to the Maine DEP Camp Road Maintenance ManualProvides 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for individuals Certified in Erosion Control Practices by Maine DEP. Presented by John Maclaine, Nonpoint Source Training Center, Maine DEP and hosted by Waldo County Soil & Water Conservation District and Friends of Lake Winnecook.

WHEN: February 6th, 6:30-7:30 PM 

WHERE: Online via Zoom


This article was included in 30 Mile’s January 2024 newsletter. To view the full newsletter, click here.

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